Alan Mitchell

Alan MitchellTeam Leader, Engineering Services

EAE Office: Kansas

Years with EAE: 13

Professional Experience: 30 years

 

Education:

  • B.S. Engineering, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Licenses/Certifications:

  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Professional Engineer-Illinois, Nebraska

Core Practice Areas:

  • Asset Management
  • Construction Monitoring/Construction Financing Oversight
  • Construction Management/Owner's Representative
  • Property Condition Assessment Consulting

Special Skills/Expertise:

  • Corridor Environmental Assessments
  • Database Design
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst/ArcGIS
  • Hydraulic Modeling
  • Water Distribution Design
  • Wastewater Collection Systems Design

Life Passions:

  • Dungeons & Dragons (as the Dungeon Master)
  • Earth Science
  • Oil Painting
  • Water Garden Landscaping

Gale Wright

Gale WrightManager of Construction Monitoring Services

EAE Office: Tennessee

Years with EAE: 9

Professional Experience: 45 years

 

Education:

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Missouri at Columbia
  • M.S., Sanitary Engineering, University of Missouri at Columbia

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Professional Engineer-Missouri, Florida, Maryland

Honors/Awards:

  • Chi Epsilon, Civil Engineering Honorary Society
  • US Public Health Service, Meritorious Service Medal
  • US Public Health Service, Commendation Medal

Core Practice Areas:

  • Construction Monitoring/Construction Financing Oversight
  • Construction Management/Owner's Representative Services
  • Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans/Implementation
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
  • Property Condition Assessment Consulting
  • Underground Storage Tank (UST)/Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Investigations/Removals
  • Water and Wastewater Master Planning

Special Skills/Expertise:

  • Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements (ARAR) Analyses
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • Environmental Impact Studies
  • Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis (EECA)
  • Environmental Regulatory Compliance
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Risk-Based Correction Action (RBCA)
  • Resources Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

Life Passions:

  • Boating/Water Sports
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Traveling

Jill R. Biesma

Jill BiesmaPresident

EAE Office: Kansas

Years with EAE: 16

Professional Experience: 35 years 

 

Education:

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, South Dakota State University 
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Professional Engineer-Kansas, Pennsylvania

Honors/Awards:

  • Board of Directors, Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Women (KC CREW)
  • Chi Epsilon, Civil Engineering Honorary Society
  • Women Who Mean Business, KC Business Journal, 2003

Core Practice Areas:

  • Construction Monitoring/Construction Financing Oversight
  • Coatings Observation
  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Property Condition Assessments
  • Quality Assurance

Special Skills/Expertise:

  • Environmental Due Diligence for Real Estate Transactions
  • Environmental Policy Development for Real Estate Transactions
  • Environmental Expert Witness
  • Construction Monitoring Policy Development for Investors and Lenders
  • Corridor Environmental Assessments

Life Passions:

  • Sports Mom
  • Photography
  • Travel
  • Gourmet Cooking
  • Missions

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Douglas Swift

Douglas SwiftTeam Leader, Architectural and Building Coordination Services

EAE Office: Missouri

Years with EAE: 6

Professional Experience: 29 years

 

Education:

  • Associate of Science, Architectural Technology, Central Missouri State University
  • B.S., Environmental Design, University of Kansas
  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Kansas

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Professional Architect-Kansas, Missouri

Core Practice Areas:

  • Architectural Design
  • Architectural Programming
  • Construction Monitoring/Construction Financing Oversight
  • Sports Stadium Design
  • Property Condition Assessments

Special Skills/Expertise:

  • Asset Management
  • AutoCAD
  • Construction Management/Owner's Representative
  • Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP)/Structural/Food-Service Coordination

Life Passions:

  • Astronomy
  • Back-packing/Camping
  • Sculptural Metal Art Work
  • Tennis
  • Woodworking

Robert Bens

Rob BensVice President

EAE Office: Kansas

Years with EAE: 20

Professional Experience: 30 years 

 

Education:

  • B.S. Environmental Biology, Emporia State University

Licenses/Certifications:

  • EPA – Accredited Asbestos Inspector
  • EPA – Accredited Asbestos Management Planner
  • Missouri Licensed Asbestos Inspector and Management Planner

Core Practice Areas:

  • Asbestos and Lead Assessments
  • Construction Monitoring/Construction Financing Oversight
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Phase II/III Investigations
  • Underground Storage Tank (UST)/Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Investigations/Removals

Special Skills/Expertise:

  • Biological Surveys
  • Asbestos Expert Witness
  • Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund (PSTIF) Adjuster

Life Passions:

  • Running marathons in all 50 states

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Certifications

EAE-Certified: KCMO-SLBE & WBE (Kansas City, Missouri Small Local Business Enterprise & Women's Business Enterprise | MoDOT-DBE (Missouri Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) | MRCC-DBE (Missouri Regional Certification Committee Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) | MO-WBE (State of Missouri Woman Owned Business Enterprise) | KS-DBE/WBE (State of Kansas Disadvantaged Business Enterprise / Woman Owned Business Enterprise) | Architectural Services:-Licensed in Missouri | Engineering Services: Licensed in FL, IL, KS, MO, NE, PA | Staff Certifications include: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Level 1 Certification for Industrial Coatings Observation and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED AP)